Temple MM, Robert Stanley

BORN STOCKTON-ON FOREST, YORKSHIRE, 1894. LIVED IN HULL. SON OF ROBERT TEMPLE (1861-1930) & CLARA SCHOFIELD (1869-1895), OF 30 WASSAND STREET, HULL. HE ENLISTED IN THE HULL PALS. SERVED AS SERGEANT, “C” COMPANY,  IN THE 13TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. AWARDED THE MILITARY MEDAL FOR BRAVERY. KILLED IN ACTION ON 02/05 1917, IN THE BUILD UP TO THE ATTACK ON OPPY WOOD. AGED 23. UNMARRIED. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS FATHER ROBERT TEMPLE. HE IS BURIED AT ORCHARD DUMP CEMETERY, ARLEUX-EN-GOHELLE, FRANCE. HIS GRAVE INSCRIPTION READS, “HE GAVE HIS LIFE FOR THOSE HE LOVED”.


First name:
ROBERT STANLEY
Military Number:
541
Rank:
Sergeant
Date Died
02/05/1917
Place died:
ORCHARD DUMP CEMETERY, ARLEUX-EN-GOHELLE, FRANCE
Age:
23
30 , WASSAND STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK